Over the Hedge by T Lewis and Michael Fry

Over the Hedge

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  1. Ira Nayman

    Ira Nayman said, over 2 years ago

    Verne seems a little touched…

  2. trekman58

    trekman58 said, over 2 years ago

    Been with a lot of ‘carbon based life forms’ and none of them is quite like Verne!

  3. chithing

    chithing GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    He’s more of a cartoon-based life form.

  4. Juice- Bruce

    Juice- Bruce said, over 2 years ago

    Verne, just touch one of them and get on with the game !

  5. Nancy

    Nancy GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Verne is a tortoise, not a turtle. No wonder he has low self-esteem – he doesn’t know who he is.

  6. mbmacneill

    mbmacneill said, over 2 years ago

    Doesn’t Verne claim to be an amphibian? At least in the movie he does. But when you google turtle and amphibian, it does correct you that they are reptiles. Darn movie lied to me. I can never trust Hollywood again.

  7. Altar_Ego

    Altar_Ego said, over 2 years ago

    SNERK, I’m stealing that one…

  8. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 2 years ago

    @mbmacneill

    Actually, isn’t there a line where the exterminator is trying to sniff Verne out, and he says, ‘Amphibian.’ Verne mutters, ‘Reptile.’

  9. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 2 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Yes, in fact he corrects quite a few people on it, each time less patiently than the last.

  10. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 2 years ago

    He should be a tortoise, which might be why he never said “turtle” in the movie. But he has self-identified as a turtle far too many times in comic history to deny it now. RJ even used to call him “Turtle Boy,” which means he’s either forgetful or dishonest now.

  11. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 2 years ago

    Sometimes Verne needs no help in being miserable.

  12. Strod

    Strod said, over 2 years ago

    @Nancy

    @Nancy, @Night-Gaunt49, @Stephen Gilberg:
     
    Actually, if you check a dictionary or encyclopedia (and I did check a couple) you’ll find that officially the term turtle refers to both sea turtles and tortoises (plus terrapins). The distinction in which the term turtle is meant to exclude tortoises is common but only colloquial.
     
    Thus, Verne is indeed a tortoise, but he’s also a turtle, even though Crush and Squirt from Finding Nemo are turtles but not tortoises.

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